Plumbing! NIGHTMARE!

Why is that whenever you hear "plumbing" the price tag for whatever follows is enormous?  We try to do almost everything ourselves (and by ourselves, of course, I mean Mr. Bargains does it and I "help" by supervising and being an assistant), in part to ensure things are done to our standards but also to [...]

More thoughts on redecorating!

With all of the rearranging of kid rooms and stuff, I keep dreaming about having a separate room for each of my kids, and then...the big one...a guest room.  Oh, to have that much space!  Not a huge room, and nothing fancy- but a calm, soothing room, like the one pictured here, where maybe I [...]

Check out for a little spa time at a big savings! offers consumers a variety of services/products at discount in the health,  beauty and wellness arena, and have a daily "mobdeal" offer – which is usually a service or product that's at a substantially discounted rate, usually for a limited time.  Something that caught my eye on this site were the spa offers- something I've secretly hoped [...]

Polka Dot Posh Review and Giveaway


As many of you know by now, photography is my new passion.  I am by no means a professional, but I find that it is such a rewarding hobby.  When I found out that we were going to be adding another little bee to our hive I immediately started thinking about photography and birth announcements.  [...]

Restaurant Roundup

Going out to eat this weekend? Make sure to take these restaurant coupons found from The Coupon Challenge so you can dine out for less: Pei Wei: Sign up for email updates and get a Buy One, Get One Free Offer, must sign up by 06/01 Jamba Juice: Get a Jamba Juice Refresher for only [...]

Draco Malfoy’s Birthday= 20% off for you!

Celebrate Draco's birthday with 20% off all Draco Malfoy and Slytherin merchandise! A Special Thanks to Kas over at Southern Bella's Ways To Save for letting me know about this sale! [ad#glam between posts]

Solar Energy Panels

Many of you don't know that I spent every summer of my childhood at Lake Winnipesaukee- and much of many summers after that.  My dad still has the house on an island up there, but is unable to care for it so until it sells, my brother has taken on the responsibility.  Its funny how [...]

Retail Coupon Round Up

If you're planning on going shopping this weekend, then here's a list of coupons you might want to print and take with you! Aeropostale - $10 off a $50 purchase (exp. 6/5) Barnes & Noble - 15% off a single item (exp. 6/5) Banana Republic - 20% off a $100 purchase (exp. 6/30) Bath & [...]